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August 31, 2015

Where flailing is an option: My day at a local team’s cyclocross clinic

Before we race, we practice.


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Vancouver plans its first raised bike lane

An open house is planned for tomorrow night, Tuesday.


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The Monday Roundup: Killing ‘Share the Road’ signs, the walkability shortage and more

This week's best bike links begin with a sign that simply doesn't work, a new study found.


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August 28, 2015

The four bikeways it’ll take to make the Lloyd District great

The city is rapidly writing the plans. The question is when and whether anyone will actually build them.


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SW 3rd Avenue is about to get downtown’s only buffered bike lane

Maybe this weekend.


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August 27, 2015

County strikes reference to “recreational bicycle activities” from Sauvie Island plan

Don't let them divide us.


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Green Zebra Grocery’s second store coming to a protected bike lane in the Lloyd District

Groceries at street-level retail in a low-car development on a protected bike lane. Boom.


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August 20, 2015

Bike Scout Scavenger Hunt

Scour the city with your to-do list of riddles to solve, challenges to conquer and treasures to...

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August 15, 2015

Cycle Oregon Training Tips: Cadence

Just a little something to think...

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August 06, 2015

Vineyard Tour

The Umpqua Velo cycling club knows the Umpqua Valley in ways very few do. They’ve crafted a ride that carries cyclists along smooth roads with barely any traffic and spectacular views. Sink in and let these experts take you for a ride. And sure, the riding is lovely, but just like the name sounds, the Vineyard Tour on September 12 is a very cool opportunity to explore a landscape densely enveloped in vineyards. About the Routes The ride features five routes with distances of...

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August 05, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: City Single Track

 Listen to the show (mp3, 24.9MB) Jocelyn talks with Kelsey Cardwell of the NW Trail Alliance and Michelle Kunec-North of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability about the Portland Off-road Cycling Master Plan which is now under development. Dan Moeller from Metro discusses the parallel process for the North Tualatin Mountains natural area.

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August 03, 2015

Smoothé Mike’s Recovery Smoothie

We leaked the recipe for this famous Cycle Oregon smoothie - the perfect way to recover after a long...

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July 28, 2015

Harvest Century

Mark your calendar, then forget about...

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July 20, 2015

Cascade Cream Puff

Adam Haynes from Idaho was well prepared for the Cascade Cream Puff, but still had no idea what he was getting into when he signed up for the most gorgeously grueling mt. bike race in the United...

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July 18, 2015

Celebrate Portland! Portland Century

This annual tradition is not to be...

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July 15, 2015

Spend the Entire Weekend On Your Bike

Because one day is simply not...

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July 14, 2015

Route Planning for a European Bike Tour

Planning a European bike adventure isn't as tricky as you might think. Expert tourer Tyler Robertson shares his top 5 tips for planning a bike trip in...

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Stylistically Speaking…

Dirt loving Brock talks about style on the trail in this latest edition of Real Talk with...

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July 02, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Women’s Racing

 Listen to the show (mp3, 27.5MB) Alon and Jocelyn discuss women’s competitive and endurance cycling with Jenn Levo, Heather VanValkenburg and Hazel Gross from “Let’s Race Bikes” and Abby Watson from Rapha.

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June 04, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Safety

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.8MB) Alon and Jocelyn discuss the recent tragic fatality and several injury crashes with a Panel including: Jonathan Maus of BikePortland, Rob Sadowsky of the BTA, PBOT Bicycle Coordinator Roger Geller and Timur Ender from Commissioner Novick’s office.

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May 06, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Street Books

 Listen to the show (mp3, 24.7MB) Tori and Alon talk with Diana Rempe and Ben Hodgson of the Street Books project, “a bicycle-powered mobile library, serving people who live outside.”

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April 03, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Vision Zero

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.5MB) Alon and Jocelyn talk with PBOT Director Leah Treat and Manager of Policy, Planning and Projects Art Pearce about Vision Zero, the Comprehensive Plan, Transportation System Plan and other important planning processes.

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March 05, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Maintaining your Ride

 Listen to the show (mp3, 27.2MB) Alon and Tori talk with Momoko Saunders and Diana Holland from Bike Farm, a volunteer-run collective which provides access to a shop, tools and advice from mechanics. In the second half Alon interviews Tori to get her bike maintenance tips.

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February 05, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Events!

 Listen to the show (mp3, 16.6MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Jude Gerace of Sugar Wheel Works about their “Live the Revolution” event, a story-telling fundraiser for the Safe Routes to School program. In the second half, they speak with Meredith Klein and her students about the Youth Bike Summit in Seattle this month.

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January 09, 2015

KBOO Bike Show: Affordable Transportation

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) Alon and Christopher talk with Kate Nelson of Santa Fe’s Chainbreaker Collective about the importance of affordable transportation and their efforts to make bicycles available to lower-income individuals. In the second half they speak with Sirapon Soinak of Thailand who has cycled all over the world.

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December 04, 2014

KBOO Bike Show: Cyclocross

 Listen to the show (mp3, 26.1MB) This month the Bike Show explores the life cycle of Cyclocross in the United States. From the birth of cyclocross in the 70’s, we speak with Laurence Malone– a.k.a. The Godfather of Cyclocross racing– about the sport’s humble origins in the us and what it was like to be the […]

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November 14, 2014

Bikes Have a Level of Service Too!

PSU Transportation Seminar Speaker: Nick Foster, Senior Planner, Kittelson and Associates Topic:  Evaluating the Level-of-Service of Protected Bike Lanes When: Friday, November 21, 12:00pm to 1:00pm Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204 Summary: The most recent edition of the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) contains analysis procedures for measuring the level-of-service (LOS), also referred to […]

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May 03, 1905

Please step up and support BikePortland today

Michael (L) and Jonathan. I need to interrupt our regularly scheduled programming with a quick note about finances. I’ll be blunt: BikePortland as we know it today cannot continue to thrive unless more readers step up more often with financial support. 2015 is a huge year for us. Not only does it mark a full Read More »


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Jobs of the Week: Western Bikeworks, Otto Designworks

We’ve had two jobs listed this week. Learn more about them via the links below… Store Manager – Western Bikeworks/Velotech Sales Leader – Otto Designworks For a complete list of available jobs, click here. These are paid listings. If you’d like to post a job, you can purchase a listing online by visiting our Job Read More »


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Weekend Event Guide: A party, e-biking, a memorial, racing ‘cross and more

E-bike in your future? A test ride is the first step to finding out. (Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) This menu of delicious rides and events is brought to you by our friends at Hopworks Urban Brewery. Their support makes BikePortland possible. The forecast calls for rain. Real rain. That’s great news for the earth and Read More »


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